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#1 Old 12-22-2012, 08:41 PM
 
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Hi!

My name's Cara, I'm a junior in high school and 17 years old. I'm really interested in going vegetarian! My best friend is a vegetarian but no one in my family is which presents a little bit of a problem since my mom cooks my dinners, so I would have to make all my own food. I'm just looking for advice and new friends! 

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#2 Old 12-22-2012, 08:51 PM
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Welcome and good luck. :-)

What are your reasons, ethical, health?

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#3 Old 12-22-2012, 08:59 PM
 
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Both ethical and health! I just feel like there's no bad outcome if I'm a vegetarian whereas if I'm not, not only does it hurt animals but it also can be harmful to my heath and the environment

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#4 Old 12-22-2012, 11:39 PM
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Good reasons to have.

 

17 is a pretty good age to start too, I mean, you're going to have to get used to cooking your own meals anyway, right?

 

Meal planning is a great way to start, but also looking around for vego easy meals. It can be hard after a long day, to be bothered cooking anything. Maybe you and your vego friend can have a night where you cook dinner together, so you're not feeling all alone in it all.

 

Congratulations and good luck!
 

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#5 Old 12-23-2012, 12:20 AM
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